11th August 2022, Penang – The Road Ahead with Industry4wrd Roadshow has landed in Penang this time. About 80 SMEs from various economic sectors have joined to network, learn, and get updates from relevant government agencies and solution providers.


The agencies involved in the event are MITI, MIDA, MPC, and MIDF. They are there to share details about the Industry4wrd programmes, its application process, and how SMEs can be beneficial from it. This event aims to improve the SMEs’ awareness of Industry 4.0, including the Industy4wrd Readiness Assessment (RA) and Intervention Fund (IF) programmes.


Manufacturers who fulfilled the criteria are encouraged to take advantage of the Industry4wrd Intervention Fund by MITI, which subsidizes the Industry 4.0 project with up to RM500,000. SMEs can also apply for other incentives, such as the Rise4wrd programme, which offers fully funded training up to RM25,000 to upskill & reskills their talent for the Smart Manufacturing journey.


2 Smart4wrd Industry 4.0 drivers – Dr. Chua representing SHRDC has shared how SMEs can prepare and equip their employees with relevant knowledge and skills to adopt Industry 4.0 by taking advantage of the Rise4wrd programme.  Ms. Stephanie Sim from Emerging EPC has shared its company’s expertise in IIOT & capability of offering customizable solutions that can be tailored to suit a SMEs needs, including both durable hardware and reliable software.


SMEs interested in starting their journey are encouraged to contact MITI or Smart4wrd for advice via hello@smart4wrd.my.

Smart4wrd welcomes companies with passion to support SME smart manufacturing to come forward, join the collaboration.


Do continue to take note of our announcements. Many more activities coming soon.


For any enquiries, please contact hello@smart4wrd.my

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